Founder and Managing Director; Editor
Jason Busch is the Founder and Managing Director for Azul Partners, a boutique advisory firm and holding company. Mr. Busch is regarded as one of the leading experts and pundits in the procurement and supply chain marketplace. He works selectively on client engagements and spends much of his time overseeing the research and content of the Spend Matters family of sites (Spend Matters, Spend Matters UK/Europe, MetalMiner, and healthcare matters), the largest media sites and blogs in the procurement and supply chain market. While he is highly sought after as a speaker and advisor, his real passion is in the realm of ideas, specifically researching and writing about the future of procurement, sourcing, and supply chain practices and technology. Prior to launching Azul Partners and Spend Matters, Mr. Busch served in a range of staff and line roles over a five-year period at FreeMarkets. Before that, he worked in management consulting and merchant banking. He holds graduate and undergraduate (honors) degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.